OK, so I knew where I was going to fish — the island area — and I had my maps and other sources of information out for review.
With the Elite Series fishing smallmouth waters lately, we’re all hearing a lot about smallmouth aggression. It’s a concept that’s worth thinking about.
It’s fall. That means the best fishing of the year is going to happen in the next few weeks.
The summertime heat is still a factor, but that productive pattern of probing deep brushpiles is slowly turning off.
The first thing that any angler fishing Lake Erie has to take into consideration is the weather, in particular I’m talking about the wind. It’s nasty and it’ll wreak havoc on anything you try to do.
If you’ve been using the same line for years, you should at least look at what else is available. Buy a small spool of something new and go fishing. You might like the change.
Labor Day weekend in Michigan signals the end of summer for many people who already are putting away boats, taking out docks and preparing for winter.
Successful crankbait fishing depends largely on water temperature and clarity and in understanding the dynamics associated with each.
Sometimes bass prefer a snack-size offering over a full meal. Find out when and how to serve up slim topwaters.
Fall time is topwater time, and topwater is one of my favorite techniques. There are so many topwater baits that it can be overwhelming trying to decide which one to use so I've outlined four different types of lakes and the baits that I would use on them in fall.
You read and hear a lot about confidence and its importance in bass fishing — especially competitive fishing. It's all true.